Newsletter - November 2023


This month we look at: the missing $3.6bn in super guarantee owed to workers, the Chobani yoghurt case that tests the boundaries of GST-free foods, and redrawing on investment loans.


  • Workers owed $3.6bn in super guarantee

Workers are owed over $3.6 billion in superannuation guarantee according to the latest Australian Taxation Office estimates – a figure the Government and the regulators are looking to dramatically change. Pages 1-3  Read More


  • When is food GST-free?

Chobani plain yoghurt is GST-free but Chobani’s ‘flip’ range is taxable? A recent case before the AAT demonstrates how fine the dividing line is between GST-free and taxable foods. Pages 5-6 Read More


  • Warning: Redrawing investment loans

The ATO estimates that incorrect reporting of rental property income and expenses is costing around $1 billion each year in forgone tax revenue. A big part of the problem is how taxpayers are claiming interest on their investment property loans. Page 6  Read More


Quote of the month:

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

Desmond Tutu, Anglican Bishop and theologian


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